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James Alexander Smith

James Alexander Smith, American metal processing executive. Decorated Bronze star, Combat Infantryman Badge with 2 battle stars. Staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Society Manufacturing Engineers (Arizona chapter chairman 1983, chairman western states zone 1985, President's award 1984), Cryogenic Society of America, American Society Metals, Veterans of Foreign Wars (life member).

Background

  • Smith, James Alexander was born on January 16, 1926 in Harvey, North Dakota, United States. Son of James Kay MacKenzie and Palma Theresa (Johnson) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1951.

    Career

    • Partner, vice president Very Important Person, Phoenix, 1960-1978. Founder Therm-O-Low Inc., 1978-1984. Vice president, general manager, president 3XKryogenics, 1984-1986.

      Founder, president Cryogenics International, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, 1987-1990. Lecturer and speaker on cryogenics.

    Works

    • Patentee (United States and foreign) in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Society Manufacturing Engineers (Arizona chapter chairman 1983, chairman western states zone 1985, President's award 1984), Cryogenic Society of America, American Society Metals, Veterans of Foreign Wars (life member).

    Connections

    • Married Cleo Lorraine, September 1, 1948 (divorced 1962). Children: Deborah Kay Smith Hooper, Daryl Lynn Smith O'Neill, Darcey Amelia Smith Ryan. Married Louise Mae Hammer, July 21, 1979.
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    Born January 16, 1926
    Died July 12, 2007
    (aged 81)
    • 1951
      University Minnesota
    • 1960 - 1978
      Partner, Very Important Person
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1960 - 1978
      vice president, Very Important Person
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1978 - 1984
      founder Therm-O-Low Incorporated
    • 1984 - 1986
      vice president, 3XKryogenics
    • 1984 - 1986
      general manager, 3XKryogenics
    • 1984 - 1986
      president, 3XKryogenics
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